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News article on Pennhurst Dispersal, legal updates, and funding problems at Pennhurst and all State Schools.

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Letter from Governor Thornburgh responding to Steuart Brown's request that Bob Nelkin be made Special Assistant on Human Services.

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Letter from Secretary of Public Welfare Helen O'Bannon to Judge Broderick informing him of Robert Nelkin's appointment as DPW liaison in the Halderman v. Pennhurst case in order to ensure that the court order is carried out.

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Philadelphia Inquirer article reporting on charges of abuse against Pennhurst employees while Halderman v. Pennhurst was working its way through the courts.

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News piece on action on boarding home regulation that is finally being carried out.

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Response from Governor Thornburgh, who share's Brown's regard for Nelkin. Thornburgh expresses that he is confident in Secretary O'Bannon's ability and compassion for the handicapped citizens of Pennsylvania.

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Letter from L. Steuart Brown of Delaware County ARC to Governor Richard Thornburgh on the resignation of Robert Nelkin, who had been working under Helen O'Bannon as Special Assistant to the Welfare Secretary. Brown feels that Nelkin's resignation is…

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Letter fro Dick Thornbugh on the lack of Government action on the District Court Mandate for community placements for the 61 children then at Pennhurst.Nelkin mentions that the children who have been placed in community living arrangements in the…

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Letter from Helen O'Bannon appointing Robert Nelkin as liaison for the Department of Public Welfare in the Pennhurst case, in which Judge Broderick ordered deinstitutionalization for Pennhurst's residents.

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